Women, Peace and Security - Canada network is part of the GNWP. It promotes and monitors the efforts of the Government of Canada to implement and support the United Nation Security Council Resolutions on women, peace and security and provides a forum for exchange and action by Canadian civil society on issues related to women, peace and security.The Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict (SRSG-SVC) serves as the United Nations’ spokesperson and political advocate on conflict-related sexual violence. The priorities of the Office are to end impunity for sexual violence in conflict, to protect and empower civilians who face sexual violence in conflict, to mobilize government engagement, to increase recognition of rape as a tactic and consequence of war, to harmonize the UN response and to emphasize greater national ownership. In Faith in Islam & Faith in Women, Zainab Bangura, Special Representative of the UNSG on Sexual Violence in Conflict, reports on the systematic abuse women and girls are subjected to in the wars wrought by extremist groups in Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Nigeria, Mali, and elsewhere.Hand Cover Bruise: The Destruction of Afghanistan's Boys," Christian Stephen explains the dynamics of sexual abuse and rape of young boys in Afghanistan's "bacha bazi" system. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan summarized its findings on violence against women in " Silence is Violence: End the Abuse of Women in Afghanistan ."